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Former Parish Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Threekingham, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9298 / 52°55'47"N

Longitude: -0.3716 / 0°22'17"W

OS Eastings: 509554

OS Northings: 338177

OS Grid: TF095381

Mapcode National: GBR GSY.8W0

Mapcode Global: WHGKM.8M98

Entry Name: Former Parish Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 11 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 192745

Location: Threekingham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Threekingham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: South Lafford

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

TF 03 NE THREEKINGHAM SPANBY

7/111 Former Parish Church of
St. Nicholas

II

Former parish church, now shed. C14 and 1882. Red brick in English bond,
some limestone ashlar dressings, plain tiled roof with raised stone coped
gables. Narthex, nave with bellcote and apsidal chancel. At the west end is
a gabled narthex across the axis of the church. It has 3 small lancets to
the west with roll moulded surrounds. To the west gable of the nave is a
large circular window with cinquelobed tracery. To the gable is the base
only of a timber bellcote supported on curved ashlar corbels. On the north
side, the narthex has a 3 light mullioned and transomed window with plain
ashlar lintel and brick relieving arch. The north wall of the nave has a
moulded plinth, cill band and dentillated eaves course. There are 3 lancet
windows with roll moulded surrounds. The apse has a double plinth and cill
band, and there are 7 trefoil headed lancets. On the south side of the apse
is a narrow projecting rectangular bay containing 2 pierced quatrefoils in
an ashlar block. The south side of the nave matches the north, but with the
addition of 2 pilaster buttresses with tumbling and pointed ashlar tops.
The south door is pointed with a moulded head and triangular hood having an
ammonite stop and floriate finial. Inside is a door to the vestry which is
reset C14 work from the earlier church at Spanby. It has a double roll
moulded and pointed surround and above is set a small human head. The nave
doorway is pointed and roll moulded. Interior: The broad pointed chancel
arch has moulded imposts and 2 rolled orders to the stepped head. The ovolo
moulded hood has ammonite stops. The apse has a dentillated cornice and the
sanctuary floor has fine Minton tiles. All fittings have been removed.


Listing NGR: TF0955438177

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